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Becker, Carl L
Benjamin Franklin A Biographical Sketch.
Cornell, 1946. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, Reproduced from Dictionary Of American Biography, with new prefatory note. 49pp, blue cloth boards. Faint stamp on title page and pocket on inner board, otherwise internally very clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2302
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.61 | JP¥ 866]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
Bell, Quentin
Virginia Woolf Volume One Virginia Stephen 1882 - 1912.
Triad Paladin, 1976. Mass Market Paperback, 228pp, the edges browning a little with age. B + w photographs. A clean, tight copy. The first part of the tow volume biography by her nephew, from the author's birth in 1882 to her marriage in 1912... Very Good.
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Book number: 3734
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.74 | JP¥ 577]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, Bloomsbury, Virginia Woolf, Author

 
Bigland, Eileen
The Indomitable Mrs Trollope.
Barrie & Jenkins, 1970. Hard Cover, 219pp, dustjacket with a little wear to top of spine. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. A biography of Frances Trollope, the novelist, and mother of Anthony Trollope... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 4061
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.11 | JP¥ 1251]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Trollope, Biography

 
Binner, Ina
Two Royal Brothers.
Hale, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover, 183pp. Complete dustjacket by Nicholas Day, faded to spine. Gift inscription from the author on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Princes Harry and Charles Stuart, and Walter Raleigh.. Signed by Author. Fine /Fine.
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Book number: 8478
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 US$ 22.45 | JP¥ 3464]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Historical, Raleigh, Charles I

 
Bishop, Alan
Gentleman Rider A Biography of Joyce Cary.
Michael Joseph, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover, A heavy book of 408pp, the paper tanning a little with age. Complete dustjacket, a little creased to the top edge. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. An important biography of one of the most elusive and complex authors of the 20th century... Very Good /Fine.
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Book number: 10683
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 10 US$ 10.6 | JP¥ 1636]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, Novelist, Author, Joyce Cary

 
Borland, R (ed)
James Hogg The Ettrick Shepherd Memorial Volume.
Selkirk, James Lewis, 1898. Hard Cover, Being the speeches delivered on the occasion of the Unveiling of the Memorial erected to commemorate the birthplace of James Hogg The Ettrick Shepherd at Ettrickhall on 28th June 1898. 81 pp, green cloth covered boards. B + w photographs of the event and portraits. An extra sepia photograph tipped in of St Mary's Loch from Tibbie Shiels boat pier. Pencil marginalia show that the book was originally owned by the brother in law of Mr R Richardson of Gattonside House and make occasional identifications... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 2058
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 27.44 | JP¥ 4234]
Catalogue: Biography

 
Boswell, James and Birrell, Augustine (editor)
Boswell's Life of Johnson Volume V.
Constable, 1901. First Edition. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, 295pp in dark red cloth covered boards B + w portrait illustrations. Ex library - label to inner board, stamp to title page, otherwise internally clean. This volume is 1778 - 1782.. Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11564
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.24 | JP¥ 962]
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Boswell, James
Boswell's Life of Johnson Illustrated Volume One.
Office of the National Illustrated Library, Hard Cover, '10th thousand' - probably late 19th century. 291pp,green cloth covered boards with impressed design, faded gilt to spine. Many engraved ilustrations. Occasional marks, but mainly clean. Vol I contains Chapters I to XIV - to 1765... Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11575
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.24 | JP¥ 962]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography, lexicography, author

 
Boswell, James
The Life of Samuel Johnson Volume the Fourth.
Oxford, 1826. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾ - 12 tall, Oxford English Classics edition. Large size. 428pp, including index to all four volumes.Original paper coverd boards with paper label, front gutter now weak. Hand cut edges, hand made paper. Previous owner's name on flyleaf, light spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. Vol 4 covers from 1780... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11577
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Boswell, James
The Life of Samuel Johnson.
Collins, 1111. Hard Cover, Probably 1930s. Pocket sized. 637pp in dark red cloth covered boards, faded to spine. Frontispiece portrait and sepia illustrations. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 6512
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 4.99 | JP¥ 770]
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Boswell, James and Roger Ingpen (ed)
The Life of Samuel Johnson Vol 1.
Pitman, 1907. Hard Cover, Ex-Library, A heavy book of 576pp. Library binding, with brown cloth covered boards, worn to edges, with leather spine. Many interesting sepia and b + w illustrations. Pocket, label and stamps, a couple of tears to margins, which are rather grubby - a good reading copy of Vol 1 of an interesting edition, covering 1709 to March 18 1776.. Fair /No Jacket.
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Book number: 11105
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.59 | JP¥ 2406]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: biography

 
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Yankee From Olympus Justice Holmes And His Family.
Little, Brown, 1944. First Edition. Hard Cover, 475p, green cloth covered boards. B + w illustrations. A number written in biro on the front inner board and a review of the book pasted to the flyleaf, otherwise clean. The story of Justice Holmes... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 3793
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.36 | JP¥ 1443]
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Keywords: biography

 
Bowle, John
Henry VIII.
Readers Union Allen And Unwin, 1965. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 316pp, complete dustjacket is sun darkened to spine and a little rubbed to the top edge. B + w illustrations. A couple of small light spots of foxing to the edges, otherwise clean. A biography of the Tudor king... Very Good /Very Good.
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Book number: 6399
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.74 | JP¥ 577]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Tudor, protestant

 
O'Brien, Edna
Byron in Love A Short Daring Life.
Norton, 2010. Mass Market Paperback, 228pp, illustrated softback covers. A clean, tight copy. A life of the poet Lord Byron, and his complicated love life... Very Good.
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Book number: 11838
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Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Byron, Biography, History, Poet

 
Bright, Rev J Franck
Maria Theresa.
Macmillan, 1897. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 224pp, dark blue cloth covered boards with a couple of small light marks. A couple of small spots of foxing to the flyleaf foredge, otherwise internally clean. The political work of the Empress Maria Theresa from the War of the Austrian Succession in 1740 to the co regency with Joseph in 1770. Part of the Foreign Statesman series... Very Good /No Jacket.
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Book number: 8543
GBP 6.50 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.11 | JP¥ 1251]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: Biography, History, Austrian History

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